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Inactive ETPs: Dodging authorities to...

Inactive ETPs: Dodging authorities to...

Environment

Thu, Jul 18 2019

Funded by Innovation Lab (iLab) of the Access to Information (a2i) program, under the Prime Minister’s...

DoE shuts down factories in Dhaka for...

DoE shuts down factories in Dhaka for...

Dhaka

Thu, Jul 18 2019

Six washing factories and one plastic factory were closed down

DoE shuts down state-run power plant...

DoE shuts down state-run power plant...

Nation

Thu, Jul 18 2019

The environment protection agency also slapped a fine of Tk20 lakh on the power plant on Wednesday, a...

DoE proposes enforcing pollution tax,...

DoE proposes enforcing pollution tax,...

Event

Wed, Jul 3 2019

'Polluters pay is a globally applicable phenomenon, and this should be enforced in Bangladesh as...

Environmentalists demand stricter action...

Environmentalists demand stricter action...

Dhaka

Sat, Jun 22 2019

'Polluting industries must be closed down'

DoE fines Asian Paper Mills Tk20 lakh...

DoE fines Asian Paper Mills Tk20 lakh...

Nation

Mon, Jun 10 2019

Earlier DoE collected samples from the mills and the action came after it found evidence of...

Efforts on, to make port city...

Efforts on, to make port city...

Nation

Wed, May 29 2019

City's 25% garbage choking drains, canals

Karnaphuli Dry Dock fined Tk 1 crore...

Karnaphuli Dry Dock fined Tk 1 crore...

Nation

Thu, May 23 2019

The dock constructs vessels on 10,000 sq ft without a permit

Mercury emission rates alarming in...

Mercury emission rates alarming in...

Environment

Thu, Apr 18 2019

In a 2017-18 survey conducted by Esdo, estimated mercury input in the environment stands at 21,030kg...

42 businesses fined Tk24.80 lakh for...

42 businesses fined Tk24.80 lakh for...

Business

Wed, Feb 20 2019

A total of 38 brick kilns of the district’s Fatikchhari upazila were fined Tk20.10 lakh

Draft clean air act presented for immediate...

Draft clean air act presented for immediate...

Environment

Thu, Feb 14 2019

The draft suggests the DoE shall prepare a time-bound National Air Quality Management Plan

Action against pollution halved in...

Action against pollution halved in...

Environment

Sun, Jan 20 2019

Considering the current scenario, environmentalists and experts have said that the reduced number of...

Four businesses fined Tk10.65 lakh for...

Four businesses fined Tk10.65 lakh for...

Nation

Tue, Dec 4 2018

One of the errant enterprises was penalized for cutting hills, while the others were fined for not obtaining...

Dhaka anticipates terrible dust pollution...

Dhaka anticipates terrible dust pollution...

Environment

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The environment minister says steps will soon be taken to tackle the problem

134,010 maunds of fuelwood burned in...

134,010 maunds of fuelwood burned in...

Chittagong

Sun, Sep 30 2018

New DoE report also finds 25-30% of all the industry’s fuelwood is used by these kilns

Edible oil refinery fined for polluting...

Edible oil refinery fined for polluting...

Nation

Tue, Sep 4 2018

On Monday, a DoE team found that the company had been illegally dumping liquid waste into the river

Illegal unit of Madina Tannery sealed...

Illegal unit of Madina Tannery sealed...

Chittagong

Wed, Aug 15 2018

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the DoE conducted a raid at the tannery on Monday

Dead fish in Halda river pose danger...

Dead fish pose danger to Halda...

Nation

Sun, Jun 24 2018

Dissolved oxygen falls sharply, ammonia exceedingly higher

Noise pollution: A bane of Bangladeshi...

Noise pollution: A bane of Bangladeshi...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 25 2018

In Dhaka, the average sound level is 80-110dB in prime areas such as Farmgate, Karwan Bazar, Shahbagh,...

DoE fines two RMG factories for pollution...

DoE fines two RMG factories for pollution...

Environment

Mon, Feb 26 2018

M/s Men’s Fashion Ltd was fined with Tk4.38 lakh and M/s Global Garments Ltd with Tk80, 000

Khulshi Club fined Tk2 lakh for razing...

Khulshi Club fined Tk2 lakh for razing...

Environment

Tue, Jan 30 2018

Earlier, the DoE had served a show-cause notice to Khulshi Club Limited for illegally cutting hills